Birmingham is buzzing with excitement over the eclipse and it is such a cool way to start off the new work week! We celebrate today’s historical event with a new Meet MBA Monday featuring support staff member and coffee enthusiast, Receptionist Kelsey Paris. ONE: What is the coolest thing you own? I don’t own it yet, but I have my eye on a turquoise ring my mom has had since she was 14 years old…. Read more
Happy Monday, Readers! We hope you had a restful weekend and that you are all set to take on this day. Today is an exciting Meet MBA Monday because we are introducing you to one of our newest Principals, Brian Young. ONE: If you could master one craft, what would it be? Playing guitar. I love music, especially jam bands and southern rock like the Allman Brothers. I would love to be able to just pick… Read more
Last week, we partnered up with McWane Science Center for another afternoon to teach their summer campers about Structural Engineering! Engineers Jason Partain and David Burkhalter spent their Tuesday afternoon with 1st – 2nd grade campers teaching them about Structural Engineering and why it is important. Jason highlighted some of our popular jobs in the Birmingham area and added some familiar photos such as the Eiffel Tower and Leaning Tower of Pisa. The campers were… Read more
We are ecstatic to have been a part of this incredible project. This project was recognized as one of the eleven winners for the 2017 Design Awards in Texas. A feature of the Indian Springs School along with the other recipients will be issued in the September/October issue of Texas Architect. Click here to read the full article!
This week, engineers Andrew Marlin and Jason Partain joined forces with the educators at McWane Science Center here in Birmingham for their annual Summer Camp. Tuesday afternoon they spoke to 5th – 7th grade campers about Structural Engineering. Andrew explained what Structural Engineering is and highlighted one of our most popular jobs, Regions Field. The campers had great questions and observations during the presentation, which worked well in their favor because Jason presented them with a challenge…. Read more
Is your Monday dragging on a little slow? Need a pick-me-up? How about a new Meet MBA Monday! Today is all about one of our multi-talented Structural Engineers, David Burkhalter. ONE: What is the coolest thing you own? The nord electro keyboard that I bought for the wedding band I played in throughout college. TWO: If you could play a role in a television show or movie, who would it be? Andy Dwyer from Parks and Rec, aka… Read more
Thursday June 22, 2017, AIA Birmingham held their Annual Design Awards at the Thomas Jefferson Tower. MBA was honored to be a part of several different teams recognized that evening and you can see the full list of those winners here. Stop by the Thomas Jefferson Tower if you’re in the area because all the projects will be displayed in the Second Floor Gallery through July 7.
Business as usual here at the office so we need to add a little flare to this Monday. How are we going to do that? Meet MBA Monday of course! We introduce to you our wood design enthusiast, Structural Engineer, Jason Partain. ONE: If you could master one craft, what would it be? Woodworking. TWO: If you could have any profession, other than your own, what would it be? High School Math Teacher. THREE: What… Read more
Our office may be closed but Meet MBA Monday is still going on! Today we introduce to you one of our Structural Engineers with an eye for hunting and a passion for coaching youth baseball, meet Tripp Lindsey. ONE: If you could master one craft, what would it be? If I could master one craft, it would be the ability to consistently hit a golf ball straight. TWO: If you could have any profession, other than your… Read more
We hope you all have enjoyed our Meet MBA Monday posts so far and continue to keep up with us every other Monday. Today we feature our final Senior Principal highlight with the one-and-only, Gordon Ball. ONE: If you could master one craft, what would it be? Life TWO: What would be your perfect off day? Beach with the grandkids THREE: Who is your hero? My Father FOUR: Where is your dream vacation destination? St. Martin… Read more